Derek Sealy

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Derek Sealy
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Personal information
Full nameJames Edward Derrick Sealy
Born(1912-09-11)11 September 1912
Collymore Rock, Saint Michael, Barbados
Died3 January 1982(1982-01-03) (aged 69)
Palo Seco, Trinidad and Tobago
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium pace
RoleOccasional wicket-keeper
International information
National side
Test debut11 January 1930 v England
Last Test19 August 1939 v England
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1928–1943Barbados
1935–1949Trinidad
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 11 80
Runs scored 478 3,831
Batting average 28.11 30.40
100s/50s 0/3 8/16
Top score 92 181
Balls bowled 156 3,932
Wickets 3 63
Bowling average 31.33 28.60
5 wickets in innings 0 2
10 wickets in match 0 1
Best bowling 2/7 8/8
Catches/stumpings 6/1 67/13
Source: Cricket Archive, 27 October 2010

James Edward Derrick Sealy (11 September 1912, Collymore Rock, Barbados – 3 January 1982, Palo Seco, Trinidad) was a West Indian cricketer who played in 11 Tests from 1930 to 1939.

He made his Test debut at 17 years 122 days, and remains the youngest West Indian Test player.[1][2]

Sealy on the West Indies' 1930–31 tour of Australia
undated photo

He played for Barbados from 1928-29 to 1942-43, and for Trinidad from 1943-44 to 1948-49. In 1942, playing for Barbados against Trinidad, he took 8 for 8, dismissing Trinidad for 16.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wisden 2012, p. 1314.
  2. ^ "The original Indian hero". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  3. ^ Barbados v Trinidad 1942

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